I want to use the vc bundle to add version information to my files. I'd like to go the "write18" route, rather than the makefile route, for now at least. I believe to make it work, I need to allow the ...
I’ve read this which outlines the advantages of using submodules in git to use one centralized preamble .tex to be used for all future LaTeX document. When the preamble is changed, all documents ...
Actually I am new to Subversion. Shortly speaking, Subversion is a tool to manage versioning of documents, especially for software developers. You can find the details here. I have a team to write a ...
Currently I'm finishing my master thesis. During time I was systematically copying entire file (TeX, bibitex etc.) on external drive. Are there any better ways than that? What ways of backup you ...
What's a good (or preferably, in your opinion the best) way to make subversion diff'ing and merging LaTeX-aware? I know latexdiff and latexrevision exist, but it's not clear to me how to make those ...
I'm working on a paper with some collaborators. At the same time, I'm writing my dissertation for my defense next month. I need to include the paper in the dissertation, but it doesn't just become a ...
I have a revision string automatically saved to a file VERSION (it is the output of git describe and usually looks like v2.2-19-g0a51c27), and define a command ...
I'd like to be able to use latexdiff with git. At the moment I have an alias in my .gitconfig file for a word-based diff: [alias] wdiff = diff --color-words but is it possible to make an alias ...
The answers to this question have convinced me I want to start using some kind of version control system. The question is, which should I use? First this is mainly just for myself, not for ...
Why would I need to use version control with my LaTeX documents? I know people who do it, and I've seen questions about it on here and on SO, but I haven't understood what value there is to doing ...
I imagine that many users are or were [PhD] students, so I would like to know: how do you use LaTeX to write a document (like the final dissertation) that requires many revisions from other people. ...
I use revision control (Subversion, to be exact) to keep track of the edits to my LaTeX documents. Is there a LaTeX package that interfaces with revision control? Specifically, it would be nice to see ...